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issued a statement in which he said fema place key role during times of disaster. as president i will ensure fema has the funding it need to fulfill its mission while directing maximum resources to the first responders who work tirelessly to help those in need because states and localitities are in the best position to get aid. >> the rhetoric between the two candidates have been toned down that wasn't the case for their running mates. vice president biden accused the romney campaign of lying. at a campaign stop paul ryan said the ad was inaccurate. up next on a thursday morning a closer look at some of the damage sandy left behind along the jersey shore. this is the "cbs morning news." one day george got an important letter... he's built a rocket ship to travel into space. it's just the right size for a clever monkey. do you want to go into space, george? you will have to be very brave. hi, grandma! oh hi,. my little monkey! here. thank you very much. you're welcome. everyone got on and they were off to the launching site. google, how far is earth to the moon? moon is 238,900 mi
, questions are being raised if the federal emergency management agency or fema has enough money on hand to cover flood damage if the storm. flood damage alone is estimated in the billions of dollars and fema runs the federal flood insurance program so it picks up the tab. insurance experts say fema's flood insurance program has access to funds totaling less than $4 billion, most of that is in loans and cnn reports fema already owes $18 billion to the treasury department they say all the way back to hurricane katrina. that's a problem. >>> the pharmaceutical industry is activated an emergency website to help patients affected by sandy find nearby pharmacies that are open. the pharmacy statuses that called rx response has been activated in d.c., maryland and virginia and nine other states with widespread power outages many pharmacies have been unable to open and of course we've seen the delivery of supplies such as drug supplies being disrupted. it may not be the situation that your pharmacy hasn't even been open. they can't even get the trucks in to get your necessary medication. so this
been great with fema here on the ground and our intelligence center and the cooperation from the president of the united states has been outstanding. he deserves great credit. >> reporter: while the president remains in washington, he's getting help on the campaign trail from former president bill clinton. >> i have worked very hard in this election and i'm not running for anything. >> reporter: clinton was in minnesota tuesday, a state where the race is tightening. he is expected to campaign in six battleground states for president obama before election day. tara mergener for cbs news, the white house. >>> goor romney pls to be back on the campaign trail today with a swing through florida. >>> early voting in the 2012 election was suspended for two days because of sandy. it will resume today in maryland at 8:00 a.m. and run until 9:00 p.m. and will be conducted in maryland until friday of this week. in the district meanwhile, early voting will also resume today and run through saturday. the hours in d.c. are 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 at night. >>> residents in new york and new je
to bring. >> david bernard, thank you. with us now is craig fugate administrator of the fema. he is monitoring the storms in washington. good morning. >> good morning. >> what's the most important thing for us to know from your standpoint? >> one if you are not in an area of immediate danger stay inside, off the roads. we still have dangerous conditions. the other thing is last night, president obama talking to the governor of new jersey and new york. grant ad major presidential disaster declaration. in addition to previous assistance to ensure that all resources are being made available as governors. to respond. we are very much in response situation, as you pointed out, this is not over. we are not talking being recovery. we are still talking about safety watch operations. we are working very closely with the governor's teams to get those resources in their ads. they have requested them. >> administrator, let's talk about those search and rescue teams. where are you deploying your resources now? >> teams were moving yesterday. primarily right now is we ar
disaster to ever hit the new york transit system. so severe that fema is bringing in this team from the army corps of engineers to help. the same group brought into new orleans after hurricane katrina. >> we expect it to be a challenging engineering problem and getting all that storm surge back out and up and running again will take some time and engineering talent and a lot of will power. >> reporter: also need electric power, something 323,000 customers in new york city are still without. workers are pumping around the clock to remove sea water from underground equipment. but dark sky lines and dangerous intersections will be the new normal in lower manhattan and some parts of the outer boroughs for a while longer. utility companies say it might be a week before power is fully restored. city buses will resume full service today and to help new york city get moving again those buses will be operating free of charge. jfk airport resumes limited service today but as far as laguardia goes no word on when laguardia airport might open. >> thank you. much more than water damage in new yo
expectations beyond that it is impossible for fema to respond to local responses if the local governments and state governments decide not to do it. >> you were campaigning in florida with governor romney saying that the president, president obama doesn't have the humility to reach out and find common ground to solve problems. why would you say that? >> well, i was struck in these three events with governor romney, these are partisan conservative republican crowds, 5,000 each maybe in each one of these stops. i was struck by their response to his appeal to bipartisanship and his commitment to do so. i think the country irrespective of ideology is yearning for political figures to be creative and innovative and determined to find common ground. i think the president has spent most of his time explaining away why it hasn't worked the way he wanted to and dividing the country. i'm not optimistic if he's re-elected he'll do anything different than what he has done. i hope i'm wrong. but i believe mitt romney will be elected president and it was more a response to listen to his message and to
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